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ABA may eliminate Standard 503, which requires standardized tests for Law School Admission

The American Bar Association is considering eliminating Standard 503, which requires law schools to use standardized tests as part of their admission process. In an April 25th memo, the ABA recommends “…making the use of an admission test by law schools optional”.The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission will meet […]

By |May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ABA may eliminate Standard 503, which requires standardized tests for Law School Admission

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group May Online Meeting

Author Ursula Murray Husted will join us on May 19th at 12 to discuss her book.  LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday May 19th at 12. We will discuss A Cat Story by Ursula Murray Husted  (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

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By |May 11th, 2022|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group May Online Meeting

NYLI to Present at SLA-NY Vendor Showcase

NYLI is excited to exhibit at the SLA-NY Community’s Connect-Re-Connect with Vendors Showcase  virtual event Thursday, May 19th from May 19, 2022, 4-6 PM via Zoom.  Join us along with other vendors as we discuss our services and its uses for 20-minute rounds and followed by Q&A.   Click here to register with SLA-NY […]

By |May 10th, 2022|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on NYLI to Present at SLA-NY Vendor Showcase

Latest Nutshells @ NYLI.. including Social Media Law!

For the novice lawyer — or long-time practitioner getting up to speed on a new aspect of law — there is no better starting point that West’s Nutshells!

NYLI now has the latest editions of these — Click on for full description!!Employment Law in a Nutshell, 5th editionEnergy Law in a Nutshell, 4th editionFamily […]

By |May 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Latest Nutshells @ NYLI.. including Social Media Law!

Ab Fab! & East End & Dr. Who Too! BBC sets for Zoom!

Time to add a little BBC to your Zoom ! BBC is providing over 100 sets to have as your ZOOM background…. everything from Absolutely Fabulous to Dr. Who. …. Feeling historical, well there’s a Black Adder set for you! Want to go a little 1970s retail — be your own […]

By |May 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ab Fab! & East End & Dr. Who Too! BBC sets for Zoom!

NYT best-selling author Lauren Willig stops by NYLI !

Best-selling author Lauren Willig stopped by NYLI to research older legal materials for her upcoming historical fiction based on the Levi Weeks murder trial….

So happy to assist in her research & looking forward to yet another great historical fiction read by Lauren Willig !

The New York Law Institute….Special Collections, eBooks, print, Record & Briefs… […]

By |May 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYT best-selling author Lauren Willig stops by NYLI !

NYLI rolls out the red carpet… Celebrities attend Fave Poem Drawing!

With travel restrictions lifted, Byron and his entourage– Amy Winehouse, Cleopatra and Marie Antoinette –surprised us with a visit and proceeded to preside over NYLI’s Favorite Poem Contest….

Before we get to the lucky winners , NYLI staff and celebrity friends extend their gratitude to all who participated. We were introduced to […]

By |April 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYLI rolls out the red carpet… Celebrities attend Fave Poem Drawing!

May 1st is Law Day : Some History & NYLI Resources…

If it’s the first day in May, it’s Law Day! This year, the ABA’s theme is Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change.

Law Day began with a Presidential Proclamation by President Eisenhower in 1958…

Labor Day Proclamation; Current & Historical CFR’s available @ NYLI !

And Law Day was […]

By |April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on May 1st is Law Day : Some History & NYLI Resources…

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

April 27th @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern

Optimize your federal legislative history research with ProQuest Congressional

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with Proquest Congressional, the premier electronic service for access to the activities and publications of the United […]

By |April 25th, 2022|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

Queens Women’s Bar Association Reaches out to LLAGNY for Immigration Law Research Guidance

LLAGNY’s Professional Advancement Committee (PAC) has been busy throughout the pandemic…..

Check out my Law Lines article describing this very active committee’s Immigration Research programs presented to the Queens Women’s Bar Association.Read up on all LLAGNY activities on Law Lines…. & Make this the year you get active in our professional organization, […]

By |April 20th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Queens Women’s Bar Association Reaches out to LLAGNY for Immigration Law Research Guidance